The Buddy Bears in Paris

The United Buddy Bears are in Paris until November 18th. I saw them a few weeks back and enthusiastically went about photographing these colourful giant two metre bear sculptures. There are 140 of them – representing the countries recognised by the UN-  standing boldly, hand in hand as a sign of tolerance and peaceful coexistence.

Post-rentreé funk

I have been caught up in a post-rentrée funk that I’m trying to shake myself out of. The vacances came and went in a bit of a blur. I am now trying to fall into a rhythm as the weather slowly changes from warm and balmy, to chilly and grey. My new mantra for this year: Write.…

Canal cruising in Paris

It was definitely not as interesting as the Seine cruises are, but it was good to learn about the Paris canals. We boarded the boat at Parc de la Villette – mistakenly thinking the boat would return there after the cruise. Note: It is a one-way trip between Parc de la Villette and  Musee d’Orsay.…